(NOTE CONTENT) EGOT-winner Rita Moreno looked back at her "tempestuous sexual" relationship with another acting legend, the late Marlon Brando, during a new installment of Variety's Actors on Actors series. Their coupling was so intense, in fact, the West Side Story actress revealed to Jessica Chastain that Moreno revealed she tried to kill... Read More.
West Side Story dances into theaters this Friday and director Steven Spielberg credits the "invaluable" Rita Moreno for making the movie what it is. "She was an invaluable asset to our entire production and she kept a kind of moral compass for us and continued to give us purpose," the esteemed director... Read More.
Rita Moreno became the first Latina to win a best supporting actress Oscar in 1961 for her portrayal of Anita in the iconic musical West Side Story. Now, half a century later, the 89-year-old actress is starring in Steven Spielberg's version of West Side Story. "I don't think of... Read More.
Rita Moreno is walking back the remarks she made in defense of Lin-Manuel Miranda, who has come under fire for casting mostly lighter-skinned Latino actors in his big-screen adaptation of his In The Heights musical. During Tuesday night's episode of The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, Moreno said critics were "attacking the wrong person" and... Read More.
Legendary actress Rita Moreno has come to the defense of Lin-Manuel Miranda after he apologized to those who said there weren't enough dark-skinned people in the big-screen adaptation of his Tony-winning musical, In The Heights. Moreno, the first Puerto Rican woman to win an Oscar, appeared on The Late Show with... Read More.
Rita Moreno is counting down the days until Steven Spielberg's West Side Story remake hits theaters in December. Moreno, who starred in the original 1961 film and won the Oscar for Best Supporting Actress, reveals that she plays an equally important role in the revival. Chatting about the upcoming movie... Read More.